Objective: To investigate the effectiveness of an online training program on medical staff in five public hospitals located in Sichuan, Yunnan, Hubei, and Fujian Provinces of China, on improving fire knowledge. Methods: Participants will be randomly divided into control (receiving non-fire video training) and intervention (receiving hospital fire video training) groups. All participants will complete a questionnaire of fire knowledge before and after receiving the training. Hypothesis: If the online training is effective, it can be promoted as a convenient and effective use of training and be promoted to other hospitals.
- Study Type: Interventional
- Study Design
- Allocation: Randomized
- Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
- Masking: Single (Investigator)
- Study Primary Completion Date: August 2015
- Behavioral: Hospital fire video training
- Participants will watch a video about hospital fire training which last for 30 minutes
- Behavioral: Non hospital fire video training
- Participants will watch a video about volcanic eruption which last for 30 minutes
Arms, Groups and Cohorts
- Experimental: Intervention
- Will receive hospital fire video training
- Placebo Comparator: Control
- Will receive non-fire video training
Clinical Trial Outcome Measures
- Change of fire knowledge
- Time Frame: Participants will complete the questionnaire 5 minutes before the start of and 1 minute after watching the video which last for 30 minutes, and the change of fire knowledge will be computed.
- A 46-item multiple-choice questionnaire will be administered to measure the fire knowledge level of the participants. Sample items include “Use a wet towel to cover your nose and mouth when fire occurs” and “How to assist patients with intravenous infusion to escape?”.
Participating in This Clinical Trial
- Physicians or nurses working in the recruiting hospitals Exclusion Criteria:
Gender Eligibility: All
Minimum Age: 20 Years
Maximum Age: 59 Years
Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
- Lead Sponsor
- The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
- Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
- Principal Investigator: Paul Lee, Research Assistant Professor – The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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